Hazardous waste is any type of waste that can harm human health or the environment, or is difficult to handle.
Each of the items on the lists below are classed as hazardous waste.
You can take the following hazardous items from your home to a Recycling Centre:
- TV and computer monitors
- fridges and freezers
- fluorescent light tubes
- engine oil
- lead acid (automotive) batteries
You must separate out any hazardous waste from your general waste before taking it to a Recycling Centre. Ask a member of staff for advice when you arrive at the Recycling Centre.
Asbestos is not accepted at any of our Recycling Centres.
Your local council may collect hazardous waste, contact your council directly.
Specialists are needed to remove and dispose of:
- invasive weeds and plants
- infectious clinical waste